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Crdentia goes private

January 20, 2009

Healthcare staffing firm Crdentia Corp. is now a private company. It announced Friday that a reverse stock split has been finalized to allow for its transition from a public company. The Dallas-based company continues to handle travel nurse staffing, per diem, allied healthcare, locum tenens and...


Report - Canadian feds raise staffing spending

January 20, 2009

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Monday the Canadian federal public service spent C$276 million (US$221.7 million) on temporary employees in 2007-2008, up from C$105 million in 2003-2004. Commissions to staffing firms accounted for about 20% of the costs, the broadcasting company reported.


People - SkillStorm, Judge, TechTeam, Aquent

January 20, 2009

SkillStorm named a new chief operating officer, the Judge Group appointed a president of its Judge Consulting Group subsidiary, TechTeam Global Inc.'s (NASD: TEAM) CEO was elected chairman and Aquent announced several appointments. SkillStorm promoted Jim Jackson to chief operating officer. Jacks...


Harvey Nash opens Vietnam site

January 20, 2009

The Harvey Nash Group PLC, a London-based information technology staffing and solutions company, said it's opening a new wireless technology center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, that will include 200 jobs as part of a $65 million deal between it and Alcatel-Lucent AG, a telecommunications company...


Crdentia goes private

January 20, 2009

Healthcare staffing firm Crdentia Corp. is now a private company. It announced Friday that a reverse stock split has been completed to allow for its transition from a public company. The Dallas-based company continues to handle travel nurse staffing, per diem, allied healthcare, locum tenens an...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 20, 2009

Here is a citation to research on the staffing industry by the University of Manchester. CITATION - Staffing firms' changing global footprints *University of Manchester research series, Working Briefs 33—37*International expansion continues*Updates on firm typology, foreign revenue, territorial-...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 19, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - 2009 GDP and unemployment projections *WSJ survey — median projection of -0.4% GDP growth in 2009*Unemployment peak projected to lag GDP bottom *Economists mixed — wide spread in range of projections


Contract watch - Monarch Staffing

January 19, 2009

Monarch Staffing Inc. (OTCBB: MSTF.PK) said its Nurse Consultants subsidiary received a contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to provide nurse staffing to a facility in Gault CA. The company said there were 23 bids for the contract.


E-Verify rule for federal contractors on hold

January 19, 2009

The Department of Homeland Security delayed a rule requiring federal contractors to use the E-Verify service. The rule was to become mandatory on Jan. 15, but has been put on hold until Feb. 20. The move comes after the Society for Human Resource Management and other groups filed suit to stop t...


Most job losses since (insert arbitrary date)

January 19, 2009

Worst year of job losses since World War II? Not so. Senior Research Analyst Tony Gregoire writes more on statistics and job losses in The Contingent Blog. Read more by clicking here.